No-Fuss Beef Lasagna

Looking for a faster and easier lasagna recipe? This no-fuss Italian classic recipe has been tested and perfected just for you!

  • 1 hr
    5 min
  • 8
    SERVINGS
  • 445
    Cal
  • 32 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 jar (26 to 30 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 10 uncooked lasagna noodles
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings; season with salt. Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomatoes and red pepper.
  2. Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  3. Combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg in medium bowl.
  4. Spread 2 cups beef sauce in bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with 4 noodles, arranged lengthwise in single layer; place fifth noodle crosswise at end of dish, breaking noodle to fit. Press noodles lightly into sauce. Spread all the ricotta mixture over noodles. Sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese; top with 1-1/2 cups beef sauce. Top with remaining noodles in single layer; press into sauce. Top with remaining beef sauce.
  5. Bake in 375°F oven 45 minutes or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Let stand 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

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